Adella Gibson

13 November 1856–18 September 1886 (Age 29)
Monmouth, Warren, Illinois, United States

The Life Summary of Adella

When Adella Gibson was born on 13 November 1856, in Monmouth, Warren, Illinois, United States, her father, Robert Long Gibson, was 27 and her mother, Hannah Douglass, was 27. She married Curran Alonzo Hough on 13 November 1876, in Illinois, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 1 daughter. She lived in Red Oak Township, Montgomery, Iowa, United States in 1870. She died on 18 September 1886, in Red Oak, Montgomery, Iowa, United States, at the age of 29, and was buried in Evergreen Cemetery, Red Oak, Montgomery, Iowa, United States.

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Family Time Line

Curran Alonzo Hough
Adella Gibson
Marriage: 13 November 1876
Leonora Hough
Horace Carle Hough

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  • Marriage
    13 November 1876Illinois, United States
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    World Events (8)

    1857 · The State Capital moves to Des Moines
    Age 1
    The Capitol was located in Iowa City until the 1st General Assembly of Iowa recognized that the Capitol should be moved farther west than Iowa City. Land was found two miles from the Des Moines River to start construction of the new building. Today the Capitol building still stands on its original plot.
    Age 7
    Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
    Age 9
    Abraham Lincoln is assassinated by John Wilkes Booth.

    Name Meaning

    English: from the Middle English and Older Scots personal name Gibb (a pet form of Gilbert) + son, hence ‘son of Gibb’. The name is very common in Ireland, having arrived in that country in the 17th century. It is also occasionally adopted for Ó Gibealláin, see Giblin .

    Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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    Sources (19)

    • Della Gibson in entry for Horace Carle Hough, "California, County Birth and Death Records, 1800-1994"
    • Adella Gibson in household of R L Gibson, "United States Census, 1870"
    • Della Gibson in entry for Horace C Hough and Mary B Ormsby, "California, County Marriages, 1850-1952"

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